Gulf Times - aviation-safety
China's C919 jet completes first long-distance flight

China's C919 jet completes first long-distance flight

The Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) said in a statement the C919 flew for 2 hours and 23 minutes from Shanghai to the central Chinese city of Xi'an.

QA set to meet ICAO flight tracking recommendations

QA set to meet ICAO flight tracking recommendations

Qatar Airways will be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon (sm), a technology solution designed to provide global tracking of all aircraft equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast in 2018.

Call to strengthen aviation safety in Middle East

Call to strengthen aviation safety in Middle East

Aviation safety and security have to be strengthened across the Middle East in view of the continuous growth in the number of passengers, HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti said.

'Smoke on board' EgyptAir plane before crash

'Smoke on board' EgyptAir plane before crash

EgyptAir flight MS804 sent automated messages signalling smoke onboard before plunging into the Mediterranean, the French aviation safety agency said on Saturday, as search teams hunted for more wreckage.

Protesters accuse HK leader of breaching aviation safety rules

Protesters accuse HK leader of breaching aviation safety rules

More than 1,000 people staged a protest at Hong Kong airport over an alleged breach of aviation safety rules involving the baggage of the city leader's daughter.